The IMF said that the continuation of Ukraine’s financial support program depends on the independence of NABU, SAP and HACCUkraine. This was stated by the representative of the International Monetary Fund Jerry Rice, on September 10 in Washington.
“I can say that the creation of an effective anti-corruption base for Ukraine has been a crucial element of the IMF’s interaction with Ukraine over the past few years. Supporting the independence and integrity of NABU, SAP and HACCUkraine is the key component of structural reforms for ensuring stronger and fairer growth, and – I would say – is a prerequisite for the current IMF`s supported program, ” said Rice.
According to him, the IMF continues to discuss the terms and obligations of the program with the Ukrainian authorities. Currently, date of the first review mission have not yet been established.
This week, IBM announced two acquisitions in the field of cloud computing: financial and analytical IT company TruQua Enterprises and software company Instana. The financial terms of the two agreements were not disclosed. On Monday, IBM announced the acquisition of TruQua, which provides SAP solutions to Fortune 500 companies. SAP is one of the world’s […]
The decision of the Constitutional Court violates Ukraine’s obligations to Western creditors. This was reported by the Ministry of Finance with reference to the statement of the head of the department Serhiy Marchenko. He addressed to the assessments of the World Bank management regarding the decision of the Constitutional Court on the officials’ e-declarations. “They […]
The President’s Office stated that the decision of the Kyiv District Administrative Court (KDAC) to dismiss NABU Director Artem Sytnyk could not be considered final, as it would be appealed. This was announced on Tuesday, October 27 by the press service of the President’s Office. The President also noted that any differences over anti-corruption bodies […]
The increase of the minimum wage in Ukraine from UAH 5,000 to UAH 6,500 in 2021 may increase the state budget deficit to more than 6% of gross domestic product. This is stated in the economic review of the World Bank. In addition, the increase in the minimum wage will increase the overall need to […]
The world economy is on the road to recovery amid the pandemic COVID-19, however, the final completion of the corona crisis is possible only in the case of mass use of the vaccine. This was stated by IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva and Chief Economist of Fund Gita Gopinath in their joint paper of the magazine […]
Residents of the United States spent a record $ 9 billion on shopping in online stores on “Black Friday” – a day of big sales, which follows Thanksgiving celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. This was reported by the Associated Press, citing data from Adobe Analytics, which analyzes information from 80 of the 100 […]Next
The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) has disclosed the company in Rivne region, which was trying to assign means of “Agrarian Fund”, PJSC, said the SSU press-center. According to the report, “Agrarian Fund”, PJSC has concluded the exchange transaction with a private company for the supply of 16 thousand tonnes of wheat worth over 67 […]Next
Director of the Regional Office of the World Health Organization Hans Kluge expressed doubts about the effectiveness of vaccines COVID-19. He believes that it will not put the end to the pandemic coronavirus. This was reported by the Daily Star. I keep hearing, “The vaccine will end the pandemic.” No! We don’t even know if […]Next
“MTS Ukraine” (Vodafone Ukraine), telecommunication company reached an agreement with “Ukrtelecom” about buying mobile operator “TriMob”. As noted, the the transaction amounted to about $ 120 million (3 billion UAH). According to one source , negotiations about the deal began since the spring of last year, when the “MTS Ukraine” has sold its fixed network […]Next
Technical failure occurred on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, due to which the trading was suspended. This is stated in the statement by Japan Exchange Group, which owns the exchange. “Trading of all shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange has been suspended due to the failures related to the delivery of the market information, ” – […]Next
The increase of the minimum wage in Ukraine from UAH 5,000 to UAH 6,500 in 2021 may increase the state budget deficit to more than 6% of gross domestic product. This is stated in the economic review of the World Bank. In addition, the increase in the minimum wage will increase the overall need to […]Next
March, 14 Kyiv District Administrative Court declared illegal inactivity of the regulator in relation to the “Ukrgazprombank”, which was declared insolvent in 2015, and now goes into liquidation. The lawsuit was filed by one of the contributors of the Ukrgazprombank – “Trading House Sanko” LLC , writes the FinClub. In August 2014 the company has […]Next
Amazon, an online retailer, has received permission from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use drones to deliver parcels to customers. The permit was issued for the Prime Air service. Bloomberg writes that now Amazon will be able to start delivering their orders to customers on a commercial basis. The company and its competitors […]Next
Last year, the Commercial Court of Kyiv initiated a suit of the SANOF I company to the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine and to the “Kyivmedpreparat”, PJSC about completely voidance of Certificate of Ukraine on sign for the goods and services № 187104. The object of dispute has become a “SONAFІT” trademark registered company […]Next
The State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine plans to expand the list of export products sold in China, and to enter the Chinese soybean market, says the “UkrAgroConsult”. It is reported that this is a promising direction because of no quotas, the quality of Ukrainian soybeans, namely, the statutory bar for GMO content and […]Next
Everyone has heard about Sweden from childhood, as it was Stockholm where the well-known fairytale heroes The Kid and Carlson lived. Let’s add here favorite of all IKEA, the band ABBA, cars of Volvo and Scania, companies like Spotify, Ericsson, H&M, Electrolux and μTorrent – the vision of the nation is made up of pieces. […]Next
Shares of the largest US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, down to 3.14% since the beginning of the year, rose to 3.83% on Friday on good news about its vaccine against the COVID-19. Currently, the mTNA candidate vaccine of BNT162b1, developed by Pfizer in the partnership with the German company BioNTech, the mechanism of the action of […]Next
Japanese mobile operator SoftBank Group Corporation buys the british corporation – ARM Holdings Plc for 24.3 billion pounds ($ 32 billion). According to SoftBank, shareholders ARM Holdings could receive 1700 pence per share, which is 43% more than the value of the securities at the close of trading in London on Friday. Price of ARM shares […]Next
Shares of Pfizer and BioNTech fell 1.74% and 2% (respectively) on Thursday amid news that companies will deliver half of their planned number of vaccines against COVID-19 in 2020. On November 20, Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech applied to the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) for permission to use their vaccine in an […]Next
Today the commercial real estate market is experiencing not its best times. Expectations of both demand and supply growth, and, indirectly, the expectation of economic growth in general are the overall trends of recent years. Current market situation and perspectives Retail turnover for the last year amounted to 1 trillion 159 billion and 271 million […]Next
The Law of Ukraine “On licensing certain types of economic activity” valid from the 28th of June 2015 states that economic entities may be deprived of licenses if they are controlled by the aggressor country. On the 17th of November 2015 the Commission has deprived a license from “Ukrainian Exchange”, because it is a subsidiary […]Next